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GNU HURD: Altered visions and lost promise

http://www.h-online.com

The HURD was meant to be the true kernel at the heart of the GNU operating system. The promise behind the HURD was revolutionary – a set of daemons on top of a microkernel that was intended to surpass the performance of the monolithic kernels of traditional Unix systems and in doing so, give greater security, freedom and flexibility to the users – but it has yet to come down to earth.

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GNU HURD in April 2010

http://www.gnu.org

A month of the Hurd: Arch Hurd, updated Debian GNU/Hurd QEMU image, and GSoC students.

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Free Software is a democracy, Mark Shuttleworth!

http://www.inatux.com

"We've read the article at Webupd8.org with Mark Shuttleworth, and here is our opinion on the matter." ... "You have a kernel team because you think you need one, you feel the need to change the kernel. How many serious security flaws have there been in Ubuntu? And how many were specific to Ubuntu? "

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Set up Xen 3.4.3 Dom0 via xenified 2.6.31.12 kernel on top Ubuntu 9.10 Server

http://bderzhavets.wordpress.com

Following bellow is build Xen Host on top Ubuntu 9.10 Server.It is based on direct clone via “hg” and build Xen 3.4.3-rc4 from xensource.com,applying Andrew Lyon’s 2.6.31 patch set V12 to vanilla kernel 2.6.31.12 along with tuning patched kernel via “make menuconfig” and building aka Suse xenified kernel in Ubuntu 9.10 environment.Notice that forward porting of original patch set was don

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Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Released

http://kernelnewbies.org

This version features Nouveau (a reverse-engineered driver for Nvidia graphic cards), Nintendo Wii and Gamecube support, DRDB (Distributed Replicated Block Device), a security extension for TCP called "cookie transactions", a syscall for batching recvmsg() calls, several new perf subcommands (perf probe, perf bench, perf kmem, perf diff)...

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Who wrote the 2.6.33 kernel

http://lwn.net

As usual, Red Hat maintains its position at the top of the list, but others are gaining; we may yet see a day when Red Hat is just one of several major contributors.

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Installing Kernel Updates Without Reboot With Ksplice Uptrack On Ubuntu 9.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Ksplice Uptrack is a subscription service that lets you apply 100% of the important kernel security updates released by your Linux vendor without rebooting. Ksplice Uptrack is freely available for the desktop versions of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic and Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty. This tutorial shows how to install and use it on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop.

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Set up OSOL PV Guests (build<=131) via virsh on Xen 3.4.3 Dom0 on top of Ubuntu 9.10 Server

http://bderzhavets.wordpress.com

This posting is actually responding recent entry in Martin's Blog
Martin states:-
Then I tried out a number of current linux distributions, but except for openSuSE none had a dom0 kernel out of the box which really is a shame. Seems I need to look more closely into KVM with virtio support

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Building Kernel Modules With Module-Assistant On Debian Lenny

http://www.howtoforge.com

module-assistant is a tool for building Debian kernel modules from source, without having to rebuild the whole kernel. It fetches module-source packages that have been prepared for the Debian distribution via apt and produces .deb packages. This tutorial shows how to use module-assistant in command-line mode and in interactive mode.

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Remove Old Kernels in Ubuntu

http://tuxtweaks.com

If you've been using Ubuntu for a while, you're computer is probably cluttered with old versions of the Linux kernel. Learn how to remove those old kernels.

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Linux 2.6.32 Released

http://kernelnewbies.org

This version adds virtualization memory de-duplicacion, a rewrite of the writeback code which provides noticeable performance speedups, many important Btrfs improvements and speedups, ATI R600/R700 3D and KMS support and other graphic improvements, a CFQ low latency mode, tracing improvements including a "perf timechart" tool that tries to be a better bootchart, soft limits in the memory controller, support for the S+Core architecture, support for Intel Moorestown and its new firmware interface, run time power management support, and many other improvements and new drivers.

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When is it GNU/Linux and when is it not?

http://mike.trausch.us

Of the many controversies in free software, this is one that I have long found to be interesting. People seem to define things in different ways, which leads to confusion (and arguing) when one person calls a system a "GNU/Linux" system and the next calls it just the "Linux" system.

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Greg K-H’s Little Kernel Nutshell and Gluing PDF Files with Ghostscript

http://aligunduz.org

In my quest to grok the most popular kernel for GNU, I am making some distinct, albeit slow, headway into the inner workings of Linux. Before completely delving into the source code, I wanted to have a last overall look on kernel configuration

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Kernel 2.6.31 to speed up Linux desktop

http://www.computerworld.com.au

With the next version of the Linux kernel, 2.6.31, due for release soon, Linux desktop users can look forward to a faster experience in addition to USB 3.0 support and new Firewire drivers.

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Writing the History in Free Software

http://aligunduz.org

For the last couple of days, there has been a heated discussion going on over how a free kernel should behave in certain situations. It’s a tricky subject, if you’re not familiar with it.

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